Honeywell International Inc. continued to hold its position in Aon PLC (NYSE:AON) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 140,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Honeywell International Inc. owned approximately 0.05% of Aon PLC worth $18,613,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of AON. Ronna Sue Cohen boosted its position in Aon PLC by 0.3% in the second quarter. Ronna Sue Cohen now owns 6,205 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $825,000 after buying an additional 18 shares in the last quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its position in Aon PLC by 0.3% in the second quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 15,833 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $2,105,000 after buying an additional 40 shares in the last quarter. Cleararc Capital Inc. boosted its position in Aon PLC by 0.9% in the first quarter. Cleararc Capital Inc. now owns 6,444 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $765,000 after buying an additional 56 shares in the last quarter. Financial Counselors Inc. boosted its position in Aon PLC by 1.6% in the first quarter. Financial Counselors Inc. now owns 3,641 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $432,000 after buying an additional 57 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. boosted its position in Aon PLC by 2.2% in the second quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 3,084 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $410,000 after buying an additional 66 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 86.41% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Aon PLC (NYSE:AON) opened at 138.95 on Monday. Aon PLC has a 12-month low of $107.19 and a 12-month high of $141.45. The company has a 50-day moving average of $135.80 and a 200 day moving average of $123.89. The stock has a market capitalization of $36.41 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.45 and a beta of 1.03.

Aon PLC (NYSE:AON) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August 4th. The financial services provider reported $1.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.45. The company had revenue of $2.37 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.37 billion. Aon PLC had a return on equity of 32.62% and a net margin of 17.28%. Aon PLC’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.39 earnings per share. Analysts predict that Aon PLC will post $6.49 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 15th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.36 per share. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 28th. Aon PLC’s payout ratio is 20.48%.

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Several research firms have issued reports on AON. UBS AG restated a “neutral” rating and set a $133.00 target price (up previously from $125.00) on shares of Aon PLC in a research note on Friday, May 12th. Langen Mcalenn cut shares of Aon PLC from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Citigroup Inc. increased their price objective on shares of Aon PLC from $144.00 to $155.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $143.00 price objective on shares of Aon PLC in a research note on Sunday. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Aon PLC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 12th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. Aon PLC has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $135.83.

In other news, EVP Peter M. Lieb sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $130.40, for a total transaction of $260,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 20,216 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,636,166.40. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, SVP Laurel G. Meissner sold 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $126.19, for a total value of $504,760.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 16,314 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,058,663.66. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 0.90% of the company’s stock.

Aon PLC Company Profile

Aon plc (Aon) is a global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resource consulting and outsourcing, delivering distinctive client value via risk management and workforce productivity solutions. The Company operates in two segments: Risk Solutions and Human Resource (HR) Solutions.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Aon PLC (NYSE:AON)

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